her premise (which makes a lot of sense to me) is that there are a lot of knowledges, not one knowledge - think about knowledges in the plural - learners, faculty, everyone brings a knowledge to the table. This is a conceptual framework or paradigm shift (June's use).
Her blog at knowledgesexchange.wordpress.com is a great place to start looking at knowledges:
- Knowledges are pluralistic
- Knowledges exchange is an alternative approach to the industrial age model of teaching and learning
- The process of knowledges exchange is based on mutual respect
- In an education system that embraces knowledges exchange, learners are evaluated on how efficiently they facilitate the exchange with others, not on personal achievement
This presentation made a lot of sense to me because it is really what I do - I exchange knowledge with peers. learners, and complete strangers - it is how I work and how I think...